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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1052760



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Challow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251284

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WEST CHALLOW ORCHARD GARDENS SU38NE (South side) 2/185 The Cottage


House. Two ranges: Late C16/early C17 to right partly demolished, 2-storey block to left built in late C17; converted into cottages in mid C19. Roughcast walls, over timber frame to right; old tile roof to left, thatched to right; roughcast and C20 brick stacks. 2-units with rear outshut to right, late C17 two-unit lobby-entry plan to left. 2-storey, 3-window range to left with C20 porch and door and early C20 windows; gabled roof and ridge stack. One storey and attic 2-window range to right has blocked door; mid C19 two- and 3-light casements and one C20 casement, and gabled roof with ridge stack. Mid C19 casements to rear left, one C18 lead-latticed light to rear right. Interior: Late C17 block to left has chamfered beams throughout and full set of chamfered and stopped beams and joists to ground-floor room on right; early C18 fireplace with bolection-moulded surround on left; late C17 winder stairs and ribbed doors; collar-truss roof wtih butt purlins. Late C16/early C17 block to right has chamfered beams, inserted stack and 2 mid C19 straight flight staircases and 2-bay queen-post roof. The late C16/early C17 block originally extended further left because upper face of truss adjoining late C17 block faces right.

Listing NGR: SU3664688407

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National Grid Reference: SU 36646 88407


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